Graduate GPA

Graduate students are expected to earn grades of at least “B” in most of their course work for their degree. For graduation, a graduate student must have earned a cumulative grade-point average of at least 3.0 in all graduate course work at Kennesaw State University.

For GPA calculation click here.


Students at KSU are entitled to an environment that is conducive to learning and individual growth. To this end, students enrolling at KSU assume a responsibility to abide by the policies and regulations set forth. For more information click here.

Code of Conduct

All students are responsible for knowing the information, policies and procedures outlined in the Kennesaw State University Codes of Conduct.


“the act of using another person’s words or ideas without giving credit to that person.” – Merriam-Webster

Plagiarism, in any form, will not be tolerated in The Graduate College at KSU.


Students are responsible for effective communication with their academic advisor, faculty, researches, etc., through written and oral means.


Successful ways to network as a graduate student:

  1. Communicate - Get to know the faculty and staff in your department. Many of your professors are well connected in your area of study and can assist with job opportunities.
  1. Attend Conferences - Most of your programs offer regional or national conference for you to attend and/or present at. 
  1. Join Associations - Join the Graduate Student Association to meet students from other disciplines. Join organizations/associations related to area of study/research.